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A Tale From the Heart

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Inova doctor’s inspiring medical story convinces patient to undergo open aortic surgery Raymond Fernandez had already been through extensive treatment for his abdominal aortic aneurysm. To have it repaired, he had undergone minimally invasive endovascular procedures with a specialist twice in the past 10 years. So he was feeling deeply depressed and confused when he…

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Four Inova Hospitals Receive Five-star CMS Rating

Exclusive DC Metropolitan Rating for Second Year Falls Church, VA,– The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services today released the results of Hospital Care, its five-star quality ratings for hospitals nationwide. Four Inova hospitals received 5 stars:  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, Inova Fairfax Medical Campus, Inova Mount Vernon Hospital, and Inova Loudoun Hospital.  Inova Health System…

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Take Note With Inova

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Inova explores benefits of medical music therapy program Music therapy has the power to improve our physical and psychological health. This is the basis for the partnership between A Place to Be and a special music therapy program offered at Inova Loudoun Hospital, Inova Fair Oaks Hospital (IFOH) and Inova Fairfax Medical Campus. “We’re not…

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Reaping the Rewards of Weight Loss

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Bariatric surgery can help with many life goals, including having a baby Weight loss is the obvious goal with bariatric surgery, but for many people, it’s not the only one. Treating obesity successfully can lead to better health, increased physical activity, improved sleep and countless other benefits. The main reason for Meg Appel to have…

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Tailor-Made for Kids

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Child Life specialists, therapy dog and other amenities distinguish Inova’s pediatric services “Kid-friendly” is a term usually associated with fun places or activities. But it also applies to the array of pediatric services and facilities available at Inova Loudoun Hospital (ILH) and Inova Fair Oaks Hospital (IFOH). Both hospitals tailor emergency and inpatient care to…

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Inova eServices Earns Prestigious Center of Excellence Recognition from BenchmarkPortal

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FALLS CHURCH, VA – Inova eServices Center has been certified as a Center of Excellence by BenchmarkPortal, a global leader in certification, training and benchmarking. The Center of Excellence recognition is one of the most prestigious awards in the customer service and support industry and only about 15 percent of applicants pass the certification the…

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Inova Fair Oaks Hospital Once Again Achieves Elite National Recognition from The Leapfrog Group for Straight “A’s” in Patient Safety

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Fairfax, VA – Inova Fair Oaks Hospital achieved straight ‘A’s’ for the seventh consecutive year in The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade, released today. With the Hospital Safety Grades, Leapfrog assigns an A, B, C, D or F grade to hospitals across the country based on how safe they are for patients. “We…

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All Five Inova Hospitals Receive an “A” for Patient Safety in Fall 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

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Falls Church, VA – Inova’s five Inova hospitals received ‘A’ grades from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Inova Alexandria Hospital (IAH), Inova Fair Oaks Hospital (IFOH), Inova Fairfax Medical Campus (IFMC), Inova Loudoun Hospital (ILH), and Inova Mount Vernon Hospital (IMVH) for their teams’ efforts in protecting patients from…

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